The Iowa Board of Pharmacy (“Board”) took the following actions at its most recent meeting held July 9-10, 2019:

James Nielcen, Pharmacist.  The Board granted the pharmacist’s request for early termination of his probation.

CVS Pharmacy #8547, located in Iowa City, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order with the Board.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to comply with PIC change rules.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $2500.00.

CVS Pharmacy #10032, located in Marion, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order with the Board.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to comply with PIC change rules and for fraud in procuring a license.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $5000.00

RxSolutions, located in Nebraska, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order with the Board.  The Board issued a citation and warning for dispensing prescriptions with an expired license.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $1000.00.

Tatum Cacek, Technician Trainee, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order with the Board.  Technician Trainee Cacek voluntarily surrendered her technician trainee registration to resolve a disciplinary charge for unethical behavior.

Walgreens Pharmacy 10070, located in Carroll, entered into a Combined Statement of Charges, Settlement Agreement, and Final Order with the Board.  The Board issued a citation and warning for failing to maintain accountability of controlled substances.  The Board further ordered a civil penalty of $1500.00.  The pharmacy agreed to continue to maintain certain controlled substances on its perpetual inventory through July 1, 2020.

Empower Pharmacy, located in Texas.  The Board issued a Notice of Hearing and Statement of Charges against Empower Pharmacy, charging the nonresident pharmacy with compounding essentially copies of approved drugs.  A hearing is scheduled for September 10, 2019.